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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo on the House’s Introduction of America Competes Act

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Today, following the House’s introduction of the America Competes Act to rebuild the domestic semiconductor manufacturing industry, strengthen supply chains, and invest in critical research, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “I want to thank Speaker Pelosi and the Committees for all their work to introduce this legislation, which includes essential...

Commerce Semiconductor Data Confirms Urgent Need for Congress to Pass U.S. Innovation and Competition Act

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce released the results from the Risks in the Semiconductor Supply Chain Request for Information (RFI) issued in Sept. 2021. Key findings from the report provided data-driven information about the depths of the semiconductor shortage and underscored the need for the President’s proposed $52 billion in domestic semiconductor production. The RFI showed that median...

Secretary Raimondo Announces Results of Request for Information on Semiconductor Supply Chain

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Over the past year, Americans have come to understand the important role that semiconductors play in our everyday lives. The COVID pandemic created short supply and high demand across many industries, including semiconductors. While the private sector still has work to do to sort out their supply chains, we have seen several encouraging announcements on semiconductors: Last week, Intel announced...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo at the Intel Groundbreaking in Newark, Ohio

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Thank you to Governor DeWine, Lt. Gov. Husted, Senator Brown and Senator Portman for inviting me to join you today. Senators Brown and Portman were essential partners in our work to pass the US Innovation and Competition Act in the Senate. Thank you, also, to Reps. Joyce Beatty and Troy Balderson for your support of domestic semiconductor manufacturing. My Deputy Secretary, Don Graves, is Ohio’s...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo at the White House Intel Announcement

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Thank you to President Biden for inviting me to join you today. This is an exciting day for our country. Let me thank Pat Gelsinger and Intel for making this massive investment right here in America. From day one, President Biden has recognized that if we want to compete globally, we need to invest domestically. He has prioritized the revitalization of our manufacturing economy and has given those...

Statements from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves on Intel’s Announcement of a Semiconductor Facility in Columbus, Ohio

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves released the following statements today after Intel announced it would be investing $20 billion to build two semiconductor facilities outside Columbus, Ohio, and create 3,000 Intel jobs, and 7,000 construction jobs over the course of the build. Statement from Secretary Gina M. Raimondo: “This investment is a big...

Readout of Secretary Gina Raimondo and National Economic Council Chair Brian Deese’s Meeting with the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC)

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Today, United States Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo and National Economic Council Chair Brian Deese addressed newly appointed members of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC) during their quarterly meeting. During the meeting, Raimondo and Deese discussed the Biden-Harris administration’s supply chain policies and initiatives, as well as shared goals for the newly...

Joint United States – United Kingdom Statement on Addressing Global Steel and Aluminum Excess Capacity

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United States Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo, United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai and United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan today announced the start of bilateral discussions to address global steel and aluminum excess capacity, including the United States’ application of tariffs on imports from the United Kingdom under Section 232 and...